Marla Lukofsky

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Marla Lukofsky (Russian: Марла Луковский; born 1956) is a Canadian veteran stand-up comedian. She was one of Canada's stand-up pioneers in the 1970s, the same decade she discovered her talent and was a member of the Yuk Yuk Club.

In the 1980s, she voiced Playful Heart Monkey and Good Luck Bear in The Care Bears Movie and The Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation and the television series.

The next decade, she had a guest role on Rupert and appeared in 1993's controversial Zero Patience.

She has also done voices in other television series such as The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!, Babar, ALF: The Animated Series, ALF Tales, Starcom: The U.S. Space Force, The Magic School Bus, Sylvanian Families, Little Shop, My Pet Monster, The New Archies, Police Academy: The Animated Series, Blazing Dragons, Anatole, Rescue Heroes, Wild C.A.T.s, The Neverending Story, Ned's Newt, Dinosaucers, Ultraforce, Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors and an early episode of The Get Along Gang.

She has also appeared on-screen in television and films including T and T, Young Again, The Twilight Zone, Seeing Things and Introducing... Janet.

As of now, Lukofsky can be heard in Nelvana's computer-animated preschool show Pecola, and also has been seen in Doc on i.



Year Title Role Notes
2010-2011 Scaredy Squirrel Voice actress Series regular
2004 Care Bears: Forever Friends Playful Heart Monkey (voice)
2001-2003 Pecola Series regular
2001-2002 Doc Meribeth Weatherbeater 2 episodes
1995 Rupert Phoebe
1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! voice actress Series regular;52 episodes
1988-1989 ALF Tales voice actress Series regular;13 episodes
1987 Starcom: The U.S. Space Force Additional voice Series regular;13 episodes
The Magic School Bus voice actress
1987 The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland Good Luck Bear
1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! voice actress Series regular;52 episodes
1986 The Care Bears Family Good Luck Bear Series regular;13 episodes


  • Marla [sic] Lukofsky: Mini Mistress of Mirth by Andrew Clark, Eye Weekly [1].
  • Stand-up becomes inspirational: Marla Lukofsky by Diane Flacks, Toronto Star [2].
  • Cancer’s best medicine (Toronto Comedian Marla Lukofsky) Network & Voice of Breast Cancer Survivors 2008.04.28 [3]
  • Breast cancer survivor tells her story through laughter by Lisa Queen, North York Mirror 10.03.08 [4].

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